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Global Love Of Bananas May Be Hurting Costa Rica's Crocodiles

Animals  (tags: pesticides, bananas, animals, animalwelfare, pollution, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, environment, humans )

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Each year, we eat more bananas than any other fruit. But banana growers use a lot of pesticides -- and those chemicals could be hurting wildlife. As a new study shows, the pesticides are ending up in the bodies of crocodiles living near banana farms in Co

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Birgitta S. (206)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:33 pm

Birgitta S. (206)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:34 pm

Jonathan Smithsonian (4)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:57 pm

Fiona Ogilvie (1015)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:59 pm
Thanks for this alert against pesticides.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 4:22 pm
ORGANIC bananas are cheap!

Aletta Kraan (146)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 5:00 pm
Love a banana once in a while , only organic !

Past Member (0)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 5:35 pm

Alan` Lambert (90)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 6:50 pm
Sad but fascinating

Natasha Salgado on holidays (635)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 7:53 pm
I'll gladly give up bananas...

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 8:42 pm
Thanks Cal.

Sheila D. (26)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 8:47 pm
It was only a matter of time until we learned the extent of these pesticides, poisons, and other chemicals. It turns out DDT, which has been banned for at least 10 years, was also found. It's no wonder so many people are sick.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 4:45 am
I wasn't a fan of banana's anyway.

Fi T. (18)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 5:38 am
Stop affecting other living lives on Earth; don't be selfish

Ruth C. (274)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 6:32 am
I say the same thing that Natasha said, I will give up Bananas in a heartbeat!

Frances Darcy (227)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 7:50 am

VĂ©ronique L. (209)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 9:32 am
*sigh* is there anything we can do that doesn't either hurt the animals or destroy the Nature?

Winn Adams (218)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 11:32 am
Noted -sad to say the least.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 3:58 pm

Nimue P. (323)
Wednesday September 25, 2013, 6:42 pm

Nils Anders Lunde (598)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 2:42 am

Danuta Watola (1239)
Thursday September 26, 2013, 2:47 am
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